Archiv des Autors: Christian Kupke

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Philosoph, Autor + Dozent

Disappointing Thinking (excerpt #3 No. 10)

On an advertising postcard for a book by Frank Berzbach: Enduring creativity. Psy­cho­lo­gy for Designers, which is currently on display in Berlin restaurants along with many other postcards, I read in light blue writing on a dark blue background: „Do … Weiterlesen

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Disappointing Thinking (excerpt #2 No. 5)

Is philosophy, as it was once understood: as a search for a meaning immanent to human life, but also transcending it, as a question of the meaning of being and time, but also of a meaning beyond of being and … Weiterlesen

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Disappointing Thinking (excerpt # 1 No. 1)

The following text is an English excerpt from my book „Versions of Thinking – Version I: Disappointing Thinking“, which will soon be published in German. Other excerpts will follow. Disappointment, resistance, hope – these three terms denote centers of thought … Weiterlesen

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Announcement of a three-volume book project

In the coming and following month I will present here on this blog some excerpts from my upcoming book. The book will be published in German in April / May 2020 and is part of a three-part book pro­ject called … Weiterlesen

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Transcendence. History. Humanity. Remarks on Detlef Günther’s artistic work (part 3)

Philosophical reflections “Heaven is here / Beyond the idea / To be forever lost / Beside the true behest / Of Earth” (Roy Harper) III.1. A halo looking for its saint How free is man really? And how far-reaching, historically … Weiterlesen

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Transcendence. History. Humanity. Remarks on Detlef Günther’s artistic work (part 2)

Digression “And if everyone opened their heart they‘d see / That every human is holy to someone.” (G. Nash & J. Pevar) II. Human Image. Loving the Alien On March 25, 2017, I attended the vernissage of Detlef Günther’s exhibition … Weiterlesen

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Transcendence. History. Humanity. Remarks on Detlef Günther’s artistic work (part 1)

Conceptual Art “Wandering and wandering / What place to rest the search? / The mighty arms of Atlas / Hold the heavens from the earth.” (J. P. Page & R. A. Plant) I.1. Multilingualism and its development Detlef Günther is … Weiterlesen

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